Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

 Chicago, IL

Job ID:
5460
Job Title:
Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
City & State:
Chicago, IL
Job Region:
Midwest
Seniority:
Sr. Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Shared Services/Back Office (Assistant/HR/Recruiting/Legal)
Service Offering:
Other

Our client believes in a hybrid approach to logistics. Their “never say no” philosophy means they’re always seeking category-defining and innovative transportation solutions, designed for the realities of their clients’ business priorities of today, and in anticipation of their needs for tomorrow.

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
The Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist will be responsible for identifying, attracting, and sourcing qualified talent using different niche channels and social media outlets. Integrity, a positive attitude, creativity, and collaboration will be key to your success in this role.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with hiring managers to determine recruitment needs and develop a hiring strategy for each role
  • Identify, attract and source hard-to-find passive talent using different niche sites/channels such as LinkedIn and other social media
  • Prepare job descriptions, manage postings on Fuel’s career website as well as other relevant posting websites
  • Manage all aspects of the recruitment process including pre-screening, on-site interviews, reference checks, and offers
  • Update the Applicant Tracking System (ATS), coordinate background verifications aligned with company processes and manage all follow-up communications
  • Prepare and process hiring documentation in collaboration with the Human Resources department
  • Maintain and promote company policies and procedures pertaining to the recruitment process established
  • Research and participate in the most relevant career fairs, local job fairs and professional events to support the Fuel Brand and growth plan
  • Implement brand confidence and retention practices amongst newly recruited talent
  • Continually identify new opportunities for key process improvement initiatives that help improve the recruiting strategy at Fuel
  • Foster and maintain professional relationships with existing employees

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred. 2-5 years full cycle recruitment experience also preferred
  • Knowledge of hiring criteria related to logistics in the logistics industry is a plus
  • Experience utilizing applicant tracking systems (ATS) and Microsoft office suite; Word / Excel / Outlook
  • Proven track record of sourcing and landing top talent in the 3PL industry.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are a must
  • Strategic, dynamic, enthusiastic, and quick to take initiative.
  • Highly motivated, goal driven, result oriented and team player.

This role offers a competitive base salary.